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Windows PowerShell Step by Step

Windows PowerShell Step by Step

  • Author: Ed Wilson
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780735675117
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 704
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This is today's definitive hands-on guide to automating Windows setup, deployment, and management with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft senior consultant Ed Wilson ("The Scripting Guy") fully illuminates every key PowerShell technique -- especially the major improvements and new cmdlets introduced with PowerShell 5.0. Wilson's positive and humorous approach has made him one of the world's most popular PowerShell instructors. His practical examples and insights will help you maximize productivity and quality in all your IT operations, and integrate automated workflows throughout any traditional or cloud environment. Windows PowerShell Step by Step, Third Edition offers more labs and structured learning exercises than any other PowerShell 5.0 tutorial. Wilson guides you step-by-step through building every script he demonstrates. He reinforces key concepts with step-by-step exercises, including "One Step Further" exercises that deepen your understanding, so you can solve your unique problems. All examples and starter files are downloadable at the TechNet Script Center Script Repository. Coverage includes: Basic PowerShell concepts and cmdlets Key providers: Alias, Certificate, Environment, File System, Function, Registry, Variable, and WSMAN Remoting, jobs, scripts, functions, and modules Windows PowerShell ISE and snippets Creating, organizing, and running PowerShell profiles WMI: objects, namespaces, providers, classes, and queries Remoting WMI and calling WMI methods via CIM Automating Active Directory and AD Domain Services Debugging scripts and handling errors Defining complex workflows Using Desired State Configuration (DSC) to quickly enforce or restore configuration settings Finding and using the PowerShell Gallery's powerful new resources Each chapter concludes with a convenient quick reference, and Wilson presents detailed appendices on coding conventions and regular expressions. If you're upgrading from any earlier version of PowerShell, a new "Start Here" section identifies the most valuable PowerShell features you haven't already learned, so you can focus your efforts where they'll make you most productive.

Microsoft Windows PowerShell Step by Step

Microsoft Windows PowerShell Step by Step

  • Author: Ed Wilson
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780735623958
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 296
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A guide to using Windows PowerShell to script Windows administrative tasks and control Windows from the command line.

Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Steps

Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Steps

  • Author: Ed Wilson
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780735681002
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 259
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Introduces the fundamentals of Windows PowerShell 3.0 using easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises.

Windows PowerShell Cookbook

Windows PowerShell Cookbook

The Complete Guide to Scripting Microsoft's Command Shell

  • Author: Lee Holmes
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • ISBN: 1449320686
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 1007
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A guide to using Windows PowerShell to script Windows administrative tasks and control Windows from the command line includes more than four hundred task-oriented recipes and more than one hundred scripts.

Deploying and Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell

Deploying and Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell

Tools for cloud-based and hybrid environments

  • Author: Charlie Russel
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 1509300872
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 256
  • View: 474
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Streamline and modernize the way you manage Active Directory Use Windows PowerShell to simplify and accelerate Active Directory domain controller management, whether you’re running Active Directory entirely in the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid environment. In this concise reference, Microsoft MVP Charlie Russel presents the commands, tested scripts, and best-practice advice you need to deploy and run Active Directory in a modern environment and to migrate smoothly to cloud or hybrid deployments wherever they offer more value. Supercharge your productivity as an Active Directory administrator Get proven scripts that leverage the power of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Management Framework 4.0 and 5.0 Deploy forests and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Manage DNS and DHCP Create and manage users and groups Deploy additional domain controllers, read-only domain controllers (RODCs), and domains Implement and manage fine-grained password policies Perform fast, reliable backups and restores Quickly extend on-premises Active Directory deployments to the cloud Efficiently manage roles and sites

Learn Windows Powershell in a Month of Lunches

Learn Windows Powershell in a Month of Lunches

  • Author: Donald W. Jones,Jeffrey Hicks
  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • ISBN: 9781617294167
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 375
  • View: 1970
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PowerShell provides a single, unified administrative command line from which to control and automate virtually every aspect of a Windows system. It accepts and executes commands immediately, and scripts can be written to manage most Windows servers like Exchange, IIS, and SharePoint. This updated book covers PowerShell features that run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and later. This edition is appropriate for PowerShell version 3 and later. There is coverage for new PowerShell version 5 features like PowerShellGet, however PowerShell fundamentals are unchanged. Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for busy IT professionals. With just one hour a day for a month, readers will be automating Windows tasks faster than they ever thought possible. They start with the basics (What is PowerShell and what can be done with it). Then, it moves systematically through the techniques and features that facilitate efficient and effective results. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

Mastering Windows PowerShell Scripting

Mastering Windows PowerShell Scripting

  • Author: Brenton J.W. Blawat
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1782173560
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 282
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If you are a system administrator who wants to become an expert in controlling and automating your Windows environment, then this book is for you. Prior knowledge of PowerShell's core elements and applications is required for this book.

Windows PowerShell Cookbook

Windows PowerShell Cookbook

for Windows, Exchange 2007, and MOM

  • Author: Lee Holmes
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • ISBN: 059655477X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 592
  • View: 9650
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This Cookbook by Windows PowerShell team developer Lee Holmes provides hundreds of tested scripts that you can use right away to get Microsoft's new tool working for you. More than 150 recipes, combined with a concise task-based introduction to the Windows PowerShell scripting language and environment, make it the perfect look-up guide when you encounter a thorny problem, or need a quick solution. The ideal companion to any tutorial or reference, this book meets the needs of system administrators at any level. Microsoft has revolutionized the world of system management and command-line shells with its release of Windows PowerShell, and Lee Holmes gives you practical tools and inside advice that will make you a more productive user and administrator. You will be able to solve everything from automating routine tasks, working with files, event logs and other forms of structured data, to managing the users and resources of complex Windows networks. Each recipe includes a focused piece of code plus discussion of how and why it works, so that you can apply the solution to similar tasks. You get an array of recipes covering PowerShell fundamentals, common tasks, and administrator tasks, including: Pipelines, variables, objects, looping and flow control, strings and unstructured text, calculations and math Simple files; structured files; Internet-enabled scripts; code reuse; lists, arrays and hashtables; user feedback; error management; environmental awareness; script signing; and more Files and directories, registry manipulation, comparing data, event logs, process cmdlets, service cmdlets, Active Directory, enterprise computer management, and more Those who administer Microsoft's Exchange 2007 and System Center Operations Manager (formerly MOM) will also benefit from this book, with separate chapters devoted to these servers. All Windows administrators will appreciate the appendices that include a PowerShell language quick reference, and a reference to the .NET, WMI and COM objects that PowerShell scripters will use often. With working scripts, tutorials, and references all in one volume, Windows PowerShell Cookbook will turbocharge the productivity of any Windows administrator.

Microsoft Windows PowerShell 2.0 Programming for the Absolute Beginner

Microsoft Windows PowerShell 2.0 Programming for the Absolute Beginner

  • Author: Jerry Lee Ford
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 143545443X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 446
  • View: 5437
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Microsoft® Windows™ PowerShell is a helpful scripting technology that enables the automation of system management tasks and the creation of system management tools. PowerShell runs on Windows XP, 2003, 2008, and Vista. Unlike traditional Windows shell scr

Microsoft Windows PowerShell Programming for the Absolute Beginner

Microsoft Windows PowerShell Programming for the Absolute Beginner

  • Author: Jerry Lee Ford
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • ISBN: 130526035X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 478
  • View: 9984
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Teaches you how to program through the development of computer games. In these pages, you'll discover everything you need to know to begin developing your own scripts. You'll develop a new game that reinforces a newly learned concept in each chapter. No prior experience or programming knowledge is required. Topics covered include the basic steps involved in interacting with the PowerShell command prompt and in creating and executing PowerShell scripts, object-based scripting and PowerShell's relationship with the .NET Framework, the way to implement conditional logic and set up loops to automate repetitive tasks and process large collections of data, how to improve the overall organization of your PowerShell scripts using functions, and advanced topics such as tracking down and debugging errors and using PowerShell to interact with Windows Management Instrumentation. The third edition of this book is a PowerShell scripting primer for either PowerShell 3.0 or PowerShell 4.0. --

Powershell in Depth

Powershell in Depth

  • Author: Don Jones,Jeffery Hicks,Richard Siddaway
  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • ISBN: 9781617292187
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 744
  • View: 2856
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Summary PowerShell in Depth, Second Edition is the go-to reference for administrators working with Windows PowerShell. Every major technique, technology, and tactic is carefully explained and demonstrated, providing a hands-on guide to almost everything an admin would do in the shell. Written by three experienced authors and PowerShell MVPs, this is the PowerShell book you'll keep next to your monitor—not on your bookshelf! Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Book A Windows admin using PowerShell every day may not have the time to search the net every time he or she hits a snag. Wouldn't it be great to have a team of seasoned PowerShell experts ready to answer even the toughest questions? That's what you get with this book. PowerShell in Depth, Second Edition is the go-to reference for administrators working with Windows PowerShell. Every major technique, technology, and tactic is carefully explained and demonstrated, providing a hands-on guide to almost everything an admin would do in the shell. Written by PowerShell MVPs Don Jones, Jeffrey Hicks, and Richard Siddaway, each valuable technique was developed and thoroughly tested, so you'll be able to consistently write production-quality, maintainable scripts while saving hours of time and effort. This book assumes you know the basics of PowerShell. What's Inside Automating tasks Packaging and deploying scripts Introduction to Desired State Configuration PowerShell security Covers PowerShell version 3 and later About the Authors Don Jones, Jeffery Hicks, and Richard Siddaway are Microsoft MVPs, trainers, and administrators. Collectively, they've authored nearly three dozen books on PowerShell and Windows administration. Table of Contents PART 1 POWERSHELL FUNDAMENTALS Introduction PowerShell hosts Using the PowerShell help system The basics of PowerShell syntax Working with PSSnapins and modules Operators Working with objects The PowerShell pipeline Formatting PART 2 POWERSHELL MANAGEMENT PowerShell Remoting Background jobs and scheduling Working with credentials Regular expressions Working with HTML and XML data PSDrives and PSProviders Variables, arrays, hash tables, and script blocks PowerShell security Advanced PowerShell syntax PART 3 POWERSHELL SCRIPTING AND AUTOMATION PowerShell's scripting language Basic scripts and functions Creating objects for output Scope PowerShell workflows Advanced syntax for scripts and functions Script modules and manifest modules Custom formatting views Custom type extensions Data language and internationalization Writing help Error handling techniques Debugging tools and techniques Functions that work like cmdlets Tips and tricks for creating reports PART 4 ADVANCED POWERSHELL Working with the Component Object Model (COM) Working with .NET Framework objects Accessing databases Proxy functions Building a GUI WMI and CIM Working with the web Desired State Configuration

Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches

Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches

  • Author: Don Jones,Jeffery Hicks
  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • ISBN: 9781617291166
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 289
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Presents a guide on how to use Windows PowerShell to build administrative tools.

Microsoft Azure Essentials - Fundamentals of Azure

Microsoft Azure Essentials - Fundamentals of Azure

  • Author: Michael Collier,Robin Shahan
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 0735697302
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 246
  • View: 6817
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Microsoft Azure Essentials from Microsoft Press is a series of free ebooks designed to help you advance your technical skills with Microsoft Azure. The first ebook in the series, Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure, introduces developers and IT professionals to the wide range of capabilities in Azure. The authors - both Microsoft MVPs in Azure - present both conceptual and how-to content for key areas, including: Azure Websites and Azure Cloud Services Azure Virtual Machines Azure Storage Azure Virtual Networks Databases Azure Active Directory Management tools Business scenarios Watch Microsoft Press’s blog and Twitter (@MicrosoftPress) to learn about other free ebooks in the “Microsoft Azure Essentials” series.

Windows Powershell in Action

Windows Powershell in Action

  • Author: Bruce Payette,Richard Siddaway
  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • ISBN: 9781633430297
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 625
  • View: 3762
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Windows PowerShell transformed the way administrators and developers interact with Windows. PowerShell, an elegant dynamic language from Microsoft, lets its users script administrative tasks and control Windows from the command line. Because it's a full-featured, first-class Windows programming language, programmers and power- users can now do things in a shell that previously required VB, VBScript, or C#. Windows PowerShell in Action, Third Edition is a completely revised edition of the bestselling book on PowerShell. It keeps the same crystal-clear introduction to PowerShell as the last edition and adds extensive coverage of v3, v4, and v5 features such as PowerShell Workflows, Desired State Configuration, PowerShell classes and the PowerShell APIs, new error handling and debugging features. It includes full chapters on these topics and also covers new language elements and operators, PowerShell remoting, CIM, events, working with data such as XML and flat files, The Second Edition's coverage of batch scripting and string processing, COM, WMI, and .NET have all been significantly revised and expanded. The book includes many popular usage scenarios and is rich in interesting examples that will spark the reader's imagination. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

Windows PowerShell 2 For Dummies

Windows PowerShell 2 For Dummies

  • Author: Steve Seguis
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470371986
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 412
  • View: 3976
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Looks at the feature of Windows PowerShell 2, covering such topics as commands and scripts, logic, Windows Management Instrumentation, strings, arrays and hash tables, functions, and Active Directory.

Windows PowerShell Best Practices

Windows PowerShell Best Practices

  • Author: Ed Wilson
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • ISBN: 0735676607
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 800
  • View: 9532
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Expert recommendations, pragmatically applied. Automate system administration using Windows PowerShell best practices—and optimize your operational efficiency. With this practical guide, Windows PowerShell expert and instructor Ed Wilson delivers field-tested tips, real-world examples, and candid advice culled from administrators across a range of business and technical scenarios. If you’re an IT professional with Windows PowerShell experience, this book is ideal. Discover how to: Use Windows PowerShell to automate Active Directory tasks Explore available WMI classes and methods with CIM cmdlets Identify and track scripting opportunities to avoid duplication Use functions to encapsulate business logic and reuse code Design your script’s best input method and output destination Test scripts by checking their syntax and performance Choose the most suitable method for running remote commands Manage software services with Desired State Configuration

Learning PowerShell DSC

Learning PowerShell DSC

  • Author: James Pogran
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1785281887
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 268
  • View: 4281
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Get started with the fundamentals of PowerShell DSC and utilize its power to automate deployment and configuration of your servers About This Book Create flexible and maintainable deployments using DSC configuration scripts that stand the test of time Explore the in depth details of the core architecture, concepts, and practices used by PowerShell DSC A step-by-step guide that shows you how to start using and taking advantage of PowerShell DSC Who This Book Is For This book is intended for system administrators, developers, or engineers who are responsible for configuration management and automation and wish to learn PowerShell Desired State Configuration for efficient management, configuration and deployment of systems and applications. What You Will Learn Understand configuration management and why you need it Craft flexible, reusable, and maintainable configuration scripts for thousands of servers Create custom DSC resources to manage any application or server setting Apply configuration data to deploy applications to different environments Utilize DSC push deployments to test your configuration scripts and custom DSC resources Install, configure and use DSC pull servers Run a Windows MSI package Deploy a website In Detail Windows PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. PowerShell DSC is a new management platform that enables you to deploy and manage configuration data for software services and manage the environment in which these services run. This book begins with an overview of the basics of PowerShell DSC by covering the architecture and components of the Desired Sate Configuration. It will then familiarize you with the set of PowerShell language extensions and new PowerShell commands. It will help you understand and create DSC configurations with the help of practical examples, and to create DSC custom resources for your custom applications. Finally, you will learn to deploy a real world application using PowerShell DSC. By the end of the book, you will have better knowledge about the powerful Desired State Configuration platform, which helps you to achieve continuous delivery, and efficient management and easy deployment of data for systems. Style and approach This book is an in-depth guide to using PowerShell DSC, full of real-world experiences and best practices using PowerShell DSC. The topics are explained and build on one another other to provide a holistic learning experience. At the end, all the features learned will be used to create a real world application deployment using DSC.

Windows PowerShell Pocket Reference

Windows PowerShell Pocket Reference

  • Author: Lee Holmes
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • ISBN: 1449320961
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 169
  • View: 6817
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"Portable help for PowerShell scripters"--Cover.

PowerShell for Office 365

PowerShell for Office 365

  • Author: Martin Machado,Prashant G Bhoyar
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1787127893
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 222
  • View: 5987
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Learn the art of leveraging PowerShell to automate Office 365 repetitive tasks About This Book Master the fundamentals of PowerShell to automate Office 365 tasks. Easily administer scenarios such as user management, reporting, cloud services, and many more. A fast-paced guide that leverages PowerShell commands to increase your productivity. Who This Book Is For The book is aimed at sys admins who are administering office 365 tasks and looking forward to automate the manual tasks. They have no knowledge about PowerShell however basic understanding of PowerShell would be advantageous. What You Will Learn Understand the benefits of scripting and automation and get started using Powershell with Office 365 Explore various PowerShell packages and permissions required to manage Office 365 through PowerShell Create, manage, and remove Office 365 accounts and licenses using PowerShell and the Azure AD Learn about using powershell on other platforms and how to use Office 365 APIs through remoting Work with Exchange Online and SharePoint Online using PowerShell Automate your tasks and build easy-to-read reports using PowerShell In Detail While most common administrative tasks are available via the Office 365 admin center, many IT professionals are unaware of the real power that is available to them below the surface. This book aims to educate readers on how learning PowerShell for Office 365 can simplify repetitive and complex administrative tasks, and enable greater control than is available on the surface. The book starts by teaching readers how to access Office 365 through PowerShell and then explains the PowerShell fundamentals required for automating Office 365 tasks. You will then walk through common administrative cmdlets to manage accounts, licensing, and other scenarios such as automating the importing of multiple users,assigning licenses in Office 365, distribution groups, passwords, and so on. Using practical examples, you will learn to enhance your current functionality by working with Exchange Online, and SharePoint Online using PowerShell. Finally, the book will help you effectively manage complex and repetitive tasks (such as license and account management) and build productive reports. By the end of the book, you will have automated major repetitive tasks in Office 365 using PowerShell. Style and approach This step by step guide focuses on teaching the fundamentals of working with PowerShell for Office 365. It covers practical usage examples such as managing user accounts, licensing, and administering common Office 365 services. You will be able to leverage the processes laid out in the book so that you can move forward and explore other less common administrative tasks or functions.

Learn Python 3 the Hard Way

Learn Python 3 the Hard Way

A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code

  • Author: Zed A. Shaw
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
  • ISBN: 0134693906
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 320
  • View: 725
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You Will Learn Python 3! Zed Shaw has perfected the world’s best system for learning Python 3. Follow it and you will succeed—just like the millions of beginners Zed has taught to date! You bring the discipline, commitment, and persistence; the author supplies everything else. In Learn Python 3 the Hard Way, you’ll learn Python by working through 52 brilliantly crafted exercises. Read them. Type their code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) Fix your mistakes. Watch the programs run. As you do, you’ll learn how a computer works; what good programs look like; and how to read, write, and think about code. Zed then teaches you even more in 5+ hours of video where he shows you how to break, fix, and debug your code—live, as he’s doing the exercises. Install a complete Python environment Organize and write code Fix and break code Basic mathematics Variables Strings and text Interact with users Work with files Looping and logic Data structures using lists and dictionaries Program design Object-oriented programming Inheritance and composition Modules, classes, and objects Python packaging Automated testing Basic game development Basic web development It’ll be hard at first. But soon, you’ll just get it—and that will feel great! This course will reward you for every minute you put into it. Soon, you’ll know one of the world’s most powerful, popular programming languages. You’ll be a Python programmer. This Book Is Perfect For Total beginners with zero programming experience Junior developers who know one or two languages Returning professionals who haven’t written code in years Seasoned professionals looking for a fast, simple, crash course in Python 3